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May 3, 2013
Name: Wall-E Age: 3 years old Color: Brown, black, white tabby Breed: domestic short hair mix ID: 19383723 Wall-E is one big lovable boy. He is looking for a family to call his own. Wall-E and many other animals are available for adoption at The Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, north of Hagerstown. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
May 1, 2013
The Humane Society of Washington County is partnering with PetSmart Charities to participate in its National Adoption Weekend Friday through Sunday. “We are thrilled to participate in this important adoption event and are thankful to have such wonderful partners in the community.” said Mike Lausen, executive director of the animal shelter  “Through our collaboration with PetSmart Charities, we are able to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals in Washington County.” The shelter will receive $35 for every shelter pet adopted during the event, a contribution increase of more than 50 percent.
April 29, 2013
The following animals recently were found and taken to the Humane Society of Washington County. If you think your pet is among those listed, you may visit the Humane Society of Washington County at 13011 Maugansville Road. The shelter's business hours are Monday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. These animals may be made available for adoption after five days. Call 301-733-2060 for more information.
April 23, 2013
The Humane Society of Washington County rescued a brown and white Australian cattle dog mix Saturday. The female dog was hit by a car and was found on North Locust and West North Avenue in Hagerstown at 3:58 p.m. Anyone with information about the dog is encouraged to contact the shelter at 301-733-2060.  The dog has been treated for its injuries and is waiting to go home.  “She is a very well behaved, friendly dog. We hope to...
April 14, 2013
Greenbrier Elementary School students recently presented $1,020 to the Humane Society of Washington County, the nonprofit organization of student choice after a presentation in a Gifted and Talented Education, or GATE, enrichment class of fourth- and fifth-grade students. Students researched 10 charities and gave a PowerPoint presentation, which led to a student vote in which the humane society was selected as the beneficiary of a fundraising effort. The “Make a Difference” coin drive coordinated by the class was conducted schoolwide.
April 9, 2013
The Humane Society of Washington County will participate in the Community Foundation's inaugural 24-hour Web-based giving promotion called Day of Giving on Thursday, May 2, from 12:01 a.m. to 12:59 p.m.  Donations will be taken online throughout the day on a specially designed website. For more information, call 301-733-2060 or go to   
Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown | April 9, 2013
Well, hello, beautiful weather! Now this is what I am talking about! Open those windows and enjoy. Did you realize that Mother's Day is just one short month away?  Emma K. Doub vendor fair The Emma K. Doub technology group is offering a vendor fair Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come out and shop, either cash and carry or by placing orders. There will be a wide range of vendors of home-based and local companies offering some fabulous items.  Come out and help the school's technology team raise funds for a worthwhile cause.  Vendors will be selling items from Thirty-One, Silpada, Guten Tag home and garden decor, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, Blessings Unlimited, Scentsy, Grace Adele, Avon, Airbonne, Fun Pasta, Mary Kay and more.
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